Bravo Media’s Emmy and James Beard Award-winning “Top Chef” crowned Joe Flamm, a member of FSR’s Rising Stars, the winner of season 15 in an epic showdown at The Little Nell in Aspen. Flamm was awarded the coveted title of “Top Chef” and will receive $125,000 furnished by S.
With a cross-country move and the opening of two successful restaurants all within three short years, the New York expats behind Kismet in Los Angeles are thinking big.Sara Kramer, 32, and Sarah Hymanson, 31, met while working in the Brooklyn restaurant scene.
Joe Flamm likes to joke he’s a VIP by association in Chicago’s big-league restaurant world. “She’ll ask me, ‘How’d you get in there?’ I told them I know you,” Flamm says.He’s referring to Rachael Lowe, the 38-year-old beverage director of Windy City institution Spiaggia, and the other half of one of Chicago’s most exciting culinary duos.
Food robotics company Chowbotics is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Kelley as Executive Chef. In his role, he will work closely with Chief Culinary Officer Charlie Ayers to test and implement new ingredients and recipes to be used in the company’s first product, Sally the Salad Robot, as well as collaborate with the engineering team on the future development of robot prototypes that will provide different types of cuisine.
Chefs, owners, bartenders—some barely in their 30s—fill this year’s list of Rising Stars, the folks to watch in 2018. This list shows stars can be born anywhere, in as expected a place as under the tutelage of Eric Ripert at Le Bernardin or, quite the opposite, washing dishes in a family restaurant or taking a job bussing tables just to break into the industry.
For more than six years, the James Beard Foundation has successfully administered programs to improve the status of women and address the gender imbalance in leadership throughout the restaurant industry.
The James Beard Foundation announced today that José Andrés, multiple James Beard Award–winning chef, owner of ThinkFoodGroup, humanitarian, and founder of World Central Kitchen, has been named the recipient of the 2018 James Beard Humanitarian Award.
With two full-service restaurants and one recently opened quick service pop-up window, it’s no wonder Sarah Gavigan is a self-proclaimed boss lady.She cut her teeth in boss lady-ing in the Los Angeles music and entertainment industry.
The James Beard Foundation revealed its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists Thursday. Selected from a list of more than 20,000 online entries, the group encompasses 21 categories across 10 different regions.
These days, diners of all ages are enjoying smaller bites so they can taste a bit of everything. They like to belly up to bars with expansive cocktail menus and interesting wines, and to enjoy a full meal while sitting there.
The AAA Five Diamond beachside getaway, Monarch Beach Resort announced the appointment of Bryan Brown as Executive Chef of BOURBON STEAK, the property’s new signature restaurant from James Beard award-winning Chef Michael Mina opening late February 2018.
Burke & Wills, the Upper West Side staple known for its modern American cuisine with Australian influences, announced new Executive Chef Ryan Turner. Originally from Portland, Turner learned his craft in LA as sous chef under locavore innovator Kyle Schutte at Vu Restaurant in Marina del Rey.
After much success of being a Sous Chef at both Mattei's Taven in Los Olivos and gargantua, a pop-up in LA, Kevin Malone, decided to expand his expertise of focusing on hyper-local and seasonal menu items and apply them to a new endeavor, Crossings South Pasadena.